Zero Charisma
Zero Charisma (2013)

Scott Weidemeyer, an overweight and overbearing fantasy role-playing gamer finds his life turned upside-down when a handsome and charismatic hipster joins his game. Plagued by angst and self-doubt, Scott's troubles worsen with the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 22, 2014
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

By failing to push their galumphing antihero toward the self-knowledge he so desperately needs, [the directors] rob the film of its emotional stakes.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

It stops short of leaving its would-be hero in despair, but never finds a reason for those who don't share his fixations to identify with him.

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Shawn Hazelett
Under the Radar

A very enjoyable, surprisingly accessible movie about nerd culture that offers a little warmth with a lot of humor.

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A.A. Dowd
AV Club

A barbed indie character study that seems perched, like Big Fan, between dark humor and probing psychodrama.

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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice

This is raw and affecting, a real movie rather than fan-con fun.

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Dan Schindel
Movie Mezzanine

Too much of the film feels like wallowing in unpleasantness.

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Peter Debruge

A consistently entertaining, character-driven comedy set within a community rapidly losing out to online options.

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Jordan Hoffman

This film comes from a place that is, perhaps to the creators' consternation, legit.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Fun and compassionate...

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Cameron Johnson
Even this film's title is kind of nerdy, and it doesn't help that this film goes so far as to star someone by the name of Sam [u]Eidson[/u]. ...Okay,… More